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This website and its affiliated organisations do not warrant that this website or its contents will meet your requirements, or that this website or its contents will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free, or that any defects will be corrected. This website and its affiliated organisations do not make any statement or warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or usefulness of the materials on this website or information provided through email or otherwise from this website and its affiliated organisations. This website and its affiliated organisations do not warrant the results that may be obtained from the use of HKSHAData.org/ / 沪港数据.org, or the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information obtained through the use of this website. This website and its affiliated organisations are not responsible for any loss arising from or in connection with reliance placed on the materials or information on this website, or for any interruption, error, omission, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if this website or its affiliated organisations or a representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This website and its affiliated organisations are not responsible for loss suffered by users, including loss of profits or income, as a result of the user being unable to use the website or any content, or in connection with any service. The user acknowledges that third party service providers and their agents are not affiliated with this website and its affiliated organisations, which do not guarantee provision of such services. This website and its affiliated organisations do not guarantee or represent that information transmitted via this website will remain confidential. Certain jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Disclaimer

The contents of this website do not constitute legal advice or formal recommendations. The case data are for general reference only and should not be cited as authoritative texts. For any legal matters, users should seek legal advice from their own lawyers as needed. This organization does not accept any legal liability, obligation or responsibility for any loss, damage or injury (including consequential loss, damage or injury) arising from or in connection with the use or misuse of or reliance on the data or information provided in this database.

Limited Liability

Under no circumstances shall this website, its affiliated organisations, or their affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers or any parties involved in creating, producing, transmitting or distributing this website or its affiliated organisations or related services be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this website or its affiliated organisations, or out of the provision of or failure to provide any content through this website, or out of any unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, or other information sent or received, including without limitation, loss of profits, use, data or other intangible losses, even if this website or its affiliated organisations have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Certain jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you. In these jurisdictions, liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Content of External Websites

This website and its affiliated organisations provide hyperlinks to other websites which are not operated by this website. The terms of use, privacy policies and other statements of these websites, and regulations and rules applicable to such websites are not governed by this website, and you should carefully review them. This website and its affiliated organisations are not responsible for the availability or content of such external websites. Whenever you activate any hyperlink to an external website, you acknowledge that you are leaving this website; any personal information or other data that you provide to any other organizations is not subject to the control of this website and its affiliated organisations.

Nature of Services and Responsibilities

The services available at this website and its affiliated organisations are provided by independent third parties. This website and its affiliated organisations, and their affiliates, officers, directors and employees do not make any representation or warranty regarding such services, and are not responsible for the provision or failure to provide such services. As between you and such third parties, you agree that this website and its affiliated organisations, and their affiliates, officers, directors and employees are not responsible for any losses, damages, or injuries arising from or in connection with such services. Any disputes that arise from such services are between you and the third party, and this website and its affiliated organisations, and their affiliates, officers, directors and employees are not liable in any way with respect thereto. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, this website and its affiliated organisations, and their affiliates, officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for: (a) loss of income or revenue; (b) loss of actual or anticipated profits; (c) loss of contracts or business; (d) loss of anticipated savings; (e) loss or corruption of data; or (f) any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising from the use of or inability to use the services, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“Hong Kong”) and shall be interpreted according to the laws of Hong Kong, without regard to conflict of law rules or principles. You agree that any litigation arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be brought in the courts of Hong Kong, and you hereby irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.

Termination

This website and its affiliated organisations may terminate your access this website at any time and for any reason without notice. Even if these Terms and Conditions provide otherwise, this website and its affiliated organisations retain the right to terminate your access and use.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be severed from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

Privacy Policy

1. Personal Privacy Protection

The Hong Kong/ Shanghai Data Forum Exhibition and Open Data Competition 2023 website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by B4B Limited (“We”, “Us”, “Our”, or “Company”). We are committed to protecting your personal privacy. We collect information about you only as needed for legitimate business purposes.

Please note that your use of the Website is subject to this Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) and the Website Disclaimer (the “Disclaimer”).

This Privacy Policy describes Our collection and use of information on the Website, including how We maintain the security of the information. By using the Website, you consent to Our collection and use of information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy in whole or in part, you should not use the Website. Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to information collected through the Website and not to information collected or received through other means or from other sources.

We take steps to ensure that the personal information you provide to Us is secure. To put you at ease, this Privacy Policy describes in detail the information We collect and how We use it. We never collect sensitive personal information about you unless you explicitly consent to it. The information We hold about you is kept accurate and up-to-date. If you need to change or update your information, please contact Us at any time (administrative fees may apply). If you believe that any of your information is incorrect, please let Us know and We will promptly delete or correct it.

2. Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect voluntarily provided personal identification information (such as name, address, email address, and telephone number) (“PII”) at the time of your registration or as otherwise requested by you.

During your use of the Website, we may request that you provide your email address. We may also request that you provide some or all of the following PII: name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number.

3. How We Use and Share Your PII

We retain all PII in accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and other applicable data protection laws and regulations of Hong Kong.

We use your PII to provide you with information about B4B Limited and promotional offers. Our general policy is not to sell or disclose PII to other organizations (outside of Our company), unless required by law to prevent or detect fraud. We do not rent or sell your PII to other parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.

We also reserve the right to disclose your PII as follows:

(a) As required by law;

(b) In response to a request by a government agency, law enforcement agency or similar entity, or in response to a court order;

(c) As necessary to establish or exercise Our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or

(d) As necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of B4B Limited, Our Website and/or Our other users.

Submission of PII to Us will be deemed as consent to the collection and use of PII by Us as set forth in this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the use of your PII by third parties to whom We may disclose your PII.

4. Emails

Please note that We may send you service-related emails, including:

• Confirmation of your registration or account information changes;

• Newsletters;

• Information about Our projects or events; or

• Information about services offered by B4B Limited.

However, if you receive promotional email offers from Us, We will provide you the option to opt-out (or unsubscribe) from such emails.

5. Security and Retention

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to ensure the security of the PII in Our possession.

Although We take precautions to protect the security of communications and information transmitted on the Website and between users, We cannot guarantee that such communications and information will be completely secure. You acknowledge the risks inherent in communicating and transmitting information over the Internet.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy is deemed part of the agreement between you and Us. We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time. The revised Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website and will be effective upon posting. Depending on the nature of the changes, we will notify you of material changes to this Privacy Policy either: (a) by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the Website; or (b) if We have your email address, by sending you an email notification. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy which will be changed in whole or in part from time to time, you must terminate your use of this website.